• Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Seattle

    In Partnership with American Family Insurance

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Learn more about the 4 month program for early stage tech startups by viewing the FAQ's


Building 20

3709 NE 39th Street

Redmond WA 98052

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  • Adam Benzion
  • AJ Brush Microsoft
  • Alexander Renz Renz Ventures
  • Andrew Shields Synapse
  • Avi Cavale Shippable
  • Barry Crist CHEF
  • Bill Bliss Microsoft
  • Bill Bryant Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Brian Flucht Nike
  • Chris DeVore Founders Co-op
  • Craig Sherman Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Dan Rosanova Microsoft
  • Desney Tan Microsoft
  • Frank Fulton Pivotstream
  • Gary Kocher K&L Gates
  • Geir Hansen Silicon Valley Bank
  • Greg Gottesman Madrona Venture Group
  • Jeff deCillia Donuts, Inc.
  • Joe Wallin Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • John Connors Ignition Partners
  • Julie Sandler Madrona Venture Group
  • Karen Huh Starbucks
  • Linden Rhoads University of Washington
  • Luca Debernardi Microsoft
  • Manos Koukoumidis Microsoft
  • Michael Mott Sonos
  • Nick Soman LikeBright
  • Rahul Sood Microsoft Ventures
  • Rebecca Lovell Startup Liaison at City of Seattle
  • Steve Christopher Microsoft
  • Teresa Stigler Starbucks
  • Tim Park Microsoft
  • Vikram Khandpur Microsoft
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Welcome to Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Seattle. Our partnership with American Family will nurture the most promising companies in the home automation space. Our goal is to provide startups with our design and technology expertise, combined with customer insights and distribution from American Family Insurance. With our connections, expertise and desire to help startups, we believe we can be the catalyst to empower your growth.


Mukund Mohan | Director, Microsoft Ventures



Working closely with startups and making early-stage investments in emerging technology companies is a great way to support the ecosystem and also benefit our customers. We look forward to working with the next generation of companies that are re-imagining the connected home.


Dan Reed | Managing Director, American Family Ventures


Mukund Mohan

Director Seattle Accelerator

James Maiocco

Director Microsoft Ventures

Dan Reed

Managing Director American Family Ventures

Ryan Rist

Analyst American Family Ventures


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